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Fort Wadsworth (N.Y.)

LC control no.n 79093242
Geographic headingFort Wadsworth (N.Y.)
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Geographic subdivision usageNew York (State)--Fort Wadsworth
Variant(s)Fort Wadsworth
Wadsworth, Fort (N.Y.)
See alsoBattery Weed (N.Y.)
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Found inUnited States. Dept. of the Army. Chapel activities specialist, 1979 (x-ref) p. iii (U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School, Fort Wadsworth, SI, NY)
Rand McNally comm. atlas & market. guide, 1975: under New York (Fort Wadsworth (U.S. Army); mail, Staten Island)
Encycl. hist. forts, 1988; p. 587, etc. (Fort Wadsworth; area on Staten Island occupied by British until end of Revol.; after the war in 1783 area became known as Fort Richmond (at the edge of the narrows); by 1808 this was one garrison of four protecting the Signal Hill area; conditions deteriorated after the war but site later reconstructed under name Battery Weed; in 1902 name designated as Fort Wadsworth)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 40°36ʹ32ʺN 074°03ʹ46ʺW)
Geographic area coden-us-ny